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Liverpool and United competing for Spanish left-back

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Both Liverpool and Manchester United are interested in signing left-back Junior Firpo who currently plays for Real Betis in La Liga. The 22-year old was born in the Dominican Republic, but has lived most of his life in Spain, and, qualifying for both countries, he has represented both at international level, although he has yet to win a senior cap. ...

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United under pressure from Adidas over Pogba

Manchester United are under pressure from one of their major sponsors, Adidas, over the proposed sale of Paul Pogba. The club signed a major £750 million ten-year deal with the German sportswear firm in the summer of 2015 designed to help promote their famous brand in key markets such as Asia, as well as Europe and North America. However, Adidas ...

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Spurs set to demand Marco Ascensio for Eriksen

Tottenham are set to demand that Real Madrid include forward Marco Acensio as part of any transfer deal for Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen. Real are preparing a bid of £45 million plus promising midfielder Dani Ceballos for Eriksen, but Spurs prefer a player who is more experienced and proven at the highest level than Ceballos, and are demanding that Asensio ...

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Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Torres retires

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The 35-year old, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, and back to back European Championships either side of that tournament, has been playing in Japan recently, having signed for Sagan Tosu in the J1 League, after leaving his boyhood club Atlético Madrid for the second time in July last year. English fans will remember him best for ...

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Rashford wage demands raise eyebrows

Marcus Rashford wants £300,000 a week to stay at Old Trafford. His wage demands are causing consternation at Old Trafford who are desperate to tie down the England striker to a new deal as they face the prospect of losing both David de Gea and Paul Pogba this summer. However, United face themselves in a difficult position, having allowed Rashford’ ...

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Salah staying at Anfield – for now

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Mo Salah has rejected the chance to move away from Anfield this summer. That is according to The Mirror who report that both Real Madrid and Juventus were willing to submit £150 million bids for the Egyptian forward, who has scored 71 goals in 104 games since his move to Merseyside. However, Salah has left the door open for a ...

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Chelsea will not exercise Kovacic option

Chelsea will not exercise their option to buy Croatian midfielder Matteo Kovacic, and he is set to return to his parent club Real Madrid. They, in turn, do not want him, and he is likely to be sold to Inter Milan, now ironically enough, managed by ex-Chelsea boss Antonio Conté. Kovacic arrived on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge last ...

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Oblak considering United move

Jan Oblak wants to leave Atlético Madrid, and is considering joining Manchester United. The Slovenian international is also wanted by PSG, who are looking for a replacement for the departed Gianluigi Buffon, but favours a move to United, the club he supported as a boy, despite the fact that they are not involved in the Champions League next season. The ...

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Klopp set to make Wilson transfer decision

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Jurgen Klopp is set to allow Harry Wilson to leave the club, with a transfer fee likely to be set for him at £21 million. That is despite rumours to the contrary which implied that the German was prepared to give the Welsh winger the chance to prove himself worthy of a first-team squad place at Anfield. Instead, the decision ...

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